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How Not to Adapt an Adaptation

One of the common questions I'm asked about Cinderella, Necromancer is why I chose to go dark with the story instead of the light-hearted, somewhat upbeat version that's well-known in pop culture.
Except that the "light-hearted" version we know and love is, in itself, an adaptation. I love Disney as much as anyone (uhh... possibly more...), but that wasn't what I was going for here.
For the full explanation on writing adaptations and returning to the original source, click through to my guest post on Bibliobibuli YA today! <--- clicky
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